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Saint Jo city administrator delay

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SAINT JO, TX (KAUZ) -

The city of Saint Jo is delaying their decision to add a city administrator position.
This comes after an ordinance to add the position was tabled by city council to gather more information.
The motion will be visited at the next meeting in May so the council can make sure they have the funds, a job description, etc.
Tim West, Mayor Pro Tem of Saint Jo, says the position would be for someone who would be in charge of handling business, which is different than how things are run.
    "We are looking at changing the way we do things a little bit," West said. "And have someone that would consistently be here to help manage city business."
West says that if they decide to add the position in the future, the intent is to make city business run more smoothly and efficient.
West also says that he cannot recall the city ever having an administrator or manager in the past and knows there has been no such position in his seven years on the council.
There are no potential candidates for the position right now, and if the ordinance passes in the future, the city would begin advertising for the job.

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